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recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
condiments - seasonings; spices
invective - abuse
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler